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Sample Curriculum - Bachelor of Science in Special Education

Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
MATH 112a - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers (BPS)
ENG 101 - English Composition I
SPE 100 - Disabilities in Society (EUSC)
SPC 101 or 103 - Oral Communication
SCI 241a (BLS, EL)
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year One - Spring Semester
ENG 102 - English Composition II
HED 111 or 201 or any EH (EH)
MATH 112b - Mathematics for Elementary Teacher (BPS)
QR 101, MATH 125 or Higher
SCI 241b - Foundations of Science (BPS, EL)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
Start a file in the Office of Clinical Experiences, Certification and Advisement (OCECA)
15
Year Two - Fall Semester
MUS 111, ART 111, or any BFPA (BFPA)
PSYC 111 or any Psychology (BSS)
HIST 200 (BSS, EL, EUSC)
RA 101 or PHIL 207/213
HIST 112a/112b or ENG 208/209/214/215 (BHUM,EGC)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
Take ICTS Test of Academic Proficiency
15
Year Two - Spring Semester
HIST 201 (BSS, EL, EUSC)
GEOG 210 (BPS)
POLS 112 - American National Government (BSS)
Any BICS (BICS)
EPFR 315 Educational Psychology
3
3
3
3
3
Total
Apply for admission to the program
15
Year Three - Fall Semester
SPE 401 - Field Practicum One
SPE 405 - Foundations of Special Ed.
SPE 430 - Classroom Management and Behavior Support
SPE 450 - Instructional Planning and Collaboration
SPE 290 - Language Development
EPFR 320 - Foundations of Education
1
3
3
3
3
3

Total

16
Year Three - Spring Semester
SPE 402 - Field Practicum Two
SPE 416 - Functional Curriculum Methods
SPE 417a - Introductory Reading and Language Arts Methods in Special Education
SPE 415 - Instructional & Assistive Technology or SPE 470 - Transition Planning
SPE 471 - School and Family Partnerships Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)
2
3

3

3
3
3
Total
17
Summer (year 3 or 4)
SPE 415 - Instructional & Assistive Technology
or SPE 470 - Transition Planning
3
Total
3
Year Four - Fall Semester
SPE 412 - Assessment for Instructional Decision Making in Special Education
SPE 417b - Advanced Reading & Language Arts Methods in Special Education
SPE 418 - Field Practicum Three
SPE 421 - Mathematics Methods in SPE
SPE 422 - Adaptations and Accommodations in Content-Area Instruction


3

3
3
3

3

Total
15
Year Four - Spring Semester
SPE 481 - Senior Seminar in Special Education
SPE 499 - Special Education Student Teaching
3
12
Total
15

TRANSFER STUDENTS - Maximize your transfer experience - Complete the requirements pre-transfer and satisfy either the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) General Ed Core or receive an AA, AS, or AAT (early childhood, special ed or math) degree from an IAI community college. Transfer Credit Equivalency Guides are located at siue.edu/transfer

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